Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service

Overview

At a Glance

School type

Private, not-for-profit, 2-year

Religious affliation

Not applicable

Mission Statement

The central purpose of the college is to give students a thorough acquaintance with those areas of knowledge essential to the specialization. The college is dedicated to the advancement of funeral service education and the funeral service profession. It is also dedicated to the ideals that all students reach their full potential through service to their fellow man, education and the funeral service profession. It is also dedicated to the ideals that all students: develop a high self-enrichment by becoming vocationally, socially and morally competent and education and the funeral service profession. It is also dedicated to the ideals that all students improve self-discipline as they strive to accomplish their goals through individual effort and group cooperation.

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cost & financial aid

Annual tuition & fees

Undergraduate

In state

$11,970

Out of state

$11,970
Graduate

In state

No information

Out of state

No information

Financial Aid: Undergraduates

Received financial aid
100%
Did not receive aid
0%
Type of aid % of students recieving aid Average amount
Federal grants 100.0% $6,040
State/local grants 0.0% $0
Institutional grants 0.0% $0
Loans 100.0% $11,615

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Academics

Most Popular Undergraduate majors

  • Mortuary Science and Embalming/Embalmer
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Undergraduate Majors X

  • CULINARY, ENTERTAINMENT, AND PERSONAL SERVICES
    • Mortuary Science and Embalming/Embalmer
      • A program that prepares individuals for licensure as embalmers and morticians. Includes instruction in pathogenic microbiology, systematic pathology, thanatochemistry, gross anatomy, clinical mortuary science, embalming, restorative art, applicable laws and regulations, and special services such as cremation and preparations required by specific religious communities. See other colleges that offer this major

Types of Degrees Offered

  • Certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree
  • Doctoral degree
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Admissions

Application Fee

Undergraduate
$50
Graduate
No information
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Student Life

Student Demographics

Female Students
57%
Male Students
43%

Student Ethnicities
  1. Black72.93%
  2. Caucasian27.07%

Student body breakdown

Total students enrolled

593

Undergraduate students

593

Attendance breakdown

Full time
7%
Part time
93%

Student services

  • Meal plan
  • Counseling services
  • Remedial services
  • Work-study
  • Placement services
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening classes
  • On-campus day care for student's children
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